The issue about self-driving cars is that in the event of a collision, who is at fault? If Google builds these cars, are they going to be held responsible for the accidents these cars create? How do you predict how a car responding to a program will behave?
Furthermore, the issue is not one of safety, but who benefits? Underlying the technology as far as I can tell is that it takes out the truckers, who as Unionists and who inherently wield great power in deciding whether or not to move product(s), can be taken out of the equation and all products can be delivered without a hitch because profit is the motive.
Nothing can be protested. Everything runs regardless of whether or not it is good for the people in general. We are creating a system of events that is exclusive. Bartlebys are no longer asked to do something. The machines can do it by themselves.
One of the arguments for self-driving cars is that they will be safer than human-driven vehicles.Human error is the cause of 94% of car crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Those errors include drunk driving, speeding, distraction, and fatigue. But a new report finds that self-driving cars can’t be tested enough hours…